Saturday, August 27, 2011
FOODIE FRIDAY - OYSTERS!
Last night I made my second visit to Starfish Oyster Bed & Grill with my friend Judy. I discovered this little gem of a restaurant with my friend Anita during "Summerlicious" this year. I knew then that this was going to become a restaurant that I would be returning too.
Judy met me after I got off work and we went for a feed of oysters followed by an early dinner. We sat at the bar for our oyster feast and then moved to a table for our dinner.
I like that they offer such a variety of oysters, as it's fun to try new kinds. I had a few from the UK that were much larger with a more "gamier" taste. Judy likes the smaller ones, mostly coming from the East Coast, which I really enjoy too. I really need to start paying more attention to the ones that I really like, so I can remember the names of them for return visits or when I'm somewhere else that serves oysters as well.
I think the next time I'm there I'm going to pick up the book the owner wrote on oysters and learn a little more about them. Judy has bought oysters and shucked them herself and I am looking forward to being invited over to her new place when she's settled for an oyster and wine night.
Dinner was delicious too. I had lobster bisque followed by a rib-eye steak with frites and coconut cream pie. While Judy had a tomato and mozzarella salad followed by duck breast with a chick pea side and creme brulee for dessert.
As wonderful as dinner was, I wouldn't be surprised if the next time we go we just sit at the bar the whole night eating oysters and drinking wine!